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[IDA] All D7 sites updated: Multiple security vulnerabilities

  • Posted on: 17 August 2017
  • By: Michael

Hi All,

Your Drupal 7 site has been updated today for:

[Security-news] Views - Moderately Critical - Access Bypass - DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2017-068
https://www.drupal.org/node/2902604

[Security-news] Views refresh - Moderately Critical - Access Bypass – DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2017-069
https://www.drupal.org/node/2902606

[IDA] All D7 sites updated, Core security vulnerabilities.

  • Posted on: 21 June 2017
  • By: Michael

Hi All,

Your Drupal 7 site has been updated today for:

[Security-news] Drupal Core - Multiple Vulnerabilities - SA-CORE-2017-003
https://www.drupal.org/SA-CORE-2017-003

While this individual security issue should not effect many sites, we apply
all security releases immediately to address as best as possible as yet
undiscovered security issues.

PHP Fatal error: Maximum execution time exceeded

  • Posted on: 18 December 2015
  • By: Michael

Problem: Your PHP max execution time was exceeded and PHP quits.

Solution: Extend PHP's Runtime Configuration max_execution_time.

For security reasons try changing max_execution_time to 60 seconds first, then longer if you need it.

* Also, you'll need to change the pathing I've used as appropriate for you site / system.

# Drupal Solution Details #

First we need to play, "Where's php.ini?"

How To fix the Drush error "exec() has been disabled for security reasons bootstrap.inc"

  • Posted on: 5 October 2015
  • By: Michael

I occasionally have to deal with shared hosting. Which I'll admit, I'm not real happy about as I generally have to install a bunch of my default tools, most of which then have to be 'fixed' to work on [insert cheap hosting firm's name]'s concept of security.

As I just did this (again), here is the 'patch' for drush to make it 'play nice.'

Summary Procedure

Copy php.ini to a drush usable location and edit for your problems.

Detailed Procedure

The Error:

What is Drupal? Should you use it?

  • Posted on: 30 June 2015
  • By: Staff

The Drupal content management system (CMS) is an open-source web hosting system. There is no criteria for possession of the software. Anybody can alter and edit it. Drupal is used by many organizations all over the world from education to government and even social media. When was Drupal released? What organizations use Drupal?

Drupal was released in January 2001 by Dries Buytaert. Continual improvements have been made on the initial product, resulting in the following versions:

What is Drupal?

  • Posted on: 24 June 2015
  • By: Staff

Drupal is a CMS (content management system) used for web development that has been utilized and trusted by thousands of businesses, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, government and individuals all over the world to create personal and corporate websites. Drupal makes ecommerce easy and is a great platform for social networking. This free CMS is great for scale and fully customizable.

Why use Drupal?

Drupal - open source CMS

  • Posted on: 24 June 2015
  • By: Staff

Open source software is a program whose source code is accessible to the broad public for use and/or alteration from its novel design at no cost. Open source CMS gives program users a myriad of wonderfully arranged solutions to enable web presence management effectively. There are many such programs out there but one that stands out is Drupal.

How to install Drupal for your website?

  • Posted on: 24 June 2015
  • By: Staff

Drupal is free, open source content management system. The installation procedure is quite simple unlike other content management system. There are more Drupal developers and it has a strong development factor of 10 years. We will look at the steps to install Drupal for your website and make the content managing easy. Drupal is a web service which makes the communication between protocols very easy. And the modules help to create more interesting stuff than any other content management system.

How can you improve the Drupal performance?

  • Posted on: 24 June 2015
  • By: Staff

Drupal is the popular content management system and around 5 percent of the web development projects run using Drupal. It is necessary to improve the performance and the speed of Drupal for the advantage of readers and improve the website. But the reality most websites run with lower performing Drupal. Let us look at the steps on how to improve the Drupal performance.

Remove unwanted modules

What are the top Six Drupal Modules in 2015?

  • Posted on: 24 June 2015
  • By: Staff

Drupal uses the modular approach and created the different modules for an extra-ordinary user experience. Most Drupal love this concept of plugins or modules and wanted to implement in their websites. The benefit of these modules is enormous and helps to maintain security, helps in SEO contents and much more.

Views

Views are the common Drupal module and it is used by most people. This is the must for every Drupal programmer and helps with easy displaying of images. The content gets displayed easier and helps the Drupal developer to display things at the right order.

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